Woonsocket man charged with sexual assault


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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Woonsocket man has been charged in Providence County Superior Court with multiple counts of second and third-degree sexual assault.


On September 1, 2023, the Office of the Attorney General charged Aaron Andrews (age 30), by way of criminal information with four counts of second-degree sexual assault, four counts of third-degree sexual assault, two counts of simple assault, one count of indecent solicitation of a child, and one count of electronically disseminating indecent material to a minor.


As alleged in the criminal information, the defendant sexually assaulted several co-workers on multiple occasions between January 1, 2022, and April 1, 2023. The alleged incidents primarily took place at a Woonsocket restaurant where the defendant was a manager.


The Woonsocket Police Department conducted the investigation.


The defendant is scheduled for a pre-arraignment conference on January 8, 2024, in Providence County Superior Court.